"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick." Thomas Adams, 1618"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick."
Thomas Adams, 1618

Posts Tagged ‘cancer control’

MOU with National Center of Oncology, Azerbaijan

The International Prevention Research Institute and the National Center of Oncology of the Republic of Azerbaijan are delighted to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding. The focus of this collaboration will be around improving prospects for Cancer Prevention and Control through education, improving cancer prevention strategies, organising joint conferences, symposia or other scientific…

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Mamadou Diop receives award at NCID 2018

Mamadou Diop is Professor of Medicine and Director of the Cancer Institute of Dakar in Senegal (institute Joliot-Curie service de de cancérologie de l’hôpital A. Le Dantec). This is the only Hospital in Sénégal which is dedicated to cancer. The Institute is affilliated to the Université Cheikh Anta Diop. Professor Diop is devoted to cancer…

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Twalib Ngoma receives award at NCID 2018

Professor Twalib Ngoma is a Radiotherapist who currently works in Muhimbili University Hospital. He is the founder of Tanzania’s National Cancer Institute based at the Ocean Road Cancer Institute. Twalib has been a leading figure in Oncology in Africa and is a former President of AORTIC (African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer). After…

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Trish Scanlan receives award at NCID 2018

Dr Scanlan is a Paediatric Oncologist who left her native Ireland to work in Muhimbili Hospital in Dar-es-Salam, Tanzania. Since her arrival the survival from childhood cancer has increased quite dramatically. She has re-organised the treatment pathway for children and established true collaborations with leading institutes such as Our Lady’s Hospital Crumlin in Dublin, Ireland.…

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David Zaridze presented Award

On the occasion of the 11th Annual Meeting of Cancer Institute Directors (NCID2016), Professor David Zaridze was presented with the World Prevention Alliance / International Prevention Research Institute award in recognition of his contribution to Cancer Control. Professor Zaridze was initially a pathologist but re-focussed on Epidemiology during a year spent working with Sir Richard…

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Pat Loehrer presented Award

On the occasion of the 11th Annual Meeting of Cancer Institute Directors (NCID2016), Dr Patrick Loehrer was presented with the World Prevention Alliance/International Prevention Research Institute award in recognition of his contribution to Cancer Control. Dr. Loehrer is director of the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center and the H.H. Gregg Professor of…

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David Byrne presented Award

On the occasion of the 11th Annual Meeting of Cancer Institute Directors (NCID2016), Mr. David Byrne was presented with the World Prevention Alliance / International Prevention Research Institute award in recognition of his contribution to Cancer Control. The former Barrister and Attorney General for Ireland was appointed European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection in…

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